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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9-11:30am Mon. Apr. 16

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9:30-10:15am Mon. Apr. 16

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-9pm Mon. Apr. 16

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists Group Show

This collective show features artwork from members of the Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists group, showcasing techniques that range from traditional watercolor, to experimental and mixed media. These area artists bring different backgrounds…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Mon. Apr. 16

54th Annual Spring Art Show

Nearly 100 local artists - old and young, novice and experienced - submit their two and three-dimensional art works each year to this community exhibit. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, and other…

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Mon. Apr. 16

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-6:30pm Mon. Apr. 16

Youth STEAM Fair

Features area middle school students with projects in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math as well as topics relating to sustainability. Celebrate and support the work of future engineers, scientists, and other aspiring…

The Lismore
333 Gibson Street
Eau Claire

noon-8pm Mon. Apr. 16

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Mon. Apr. 16

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 16

Career Exploring for Students- Legal Careers

Exploring is partnering with the Chippewa County Bar Association to offer students a unique experience to learn about different career opportunities. Students will be on site at the Chippewa Falls court house learning about different careers…

Chippewa County Courthouse
711 North Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 for all 6 sessions

Age: Grades 6-12

6-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 16

Beaded Memory Wire Bracelet & Earring Set Workshop

Learn the basic techniques to create your own memory wire beaded charm bracelet and earrings. Lots of bead and charm varieties to choose from! $35 includes instruction, all materials, snacks, and sips. Adult beverages also avail. to purchase…

Art on the Ridge
525 Park Ridge Court
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 (must preregister)

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 16

Open Gym Pickleball

Join us for open gym Pickleball. Monday and Wednesday nights at DeLong Middle School. No play 11/20, 11/22, 12/25, 12/27, 1/01, 1/22, 2/26, 3/19,and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Delong Middle School
2000 Vine St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person, or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Adults 18+

The Chippewa Valley Family calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire